MeToo

89th Academy Awards - Oscars Red Carpet Arrivals - Hollywood, California, U.S. - 26/02/17 - Actor Me

Mel Gibson to testify against Weinstein, antisemitism won't be discussed

Mel Gibson has a long history of antisemitic remarks, and this could lead to him perjuring against Jewish producer Harvey Weinstein in the sexual assault case, Weinstein's lawyer said.

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison

The R&B singer was convicted of exploiting his stardom and wealth over decades to lure women and underage girls into his orbit for sex.

By REUTERS
29/06/2022

UK prosecutors authorize indecent assault charges against Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein is currently serving a 23-year prison sentence in the United States after being convicted in 2020.

By REUTERS
08/06/2022

Journalist who kickstarted #MeToo, exposed Weinstein, honored by TAU

Jewish-American journalist Jodi Kantor received an honorary degree from Tel Aviv University for exposing sexual abuse allegations against American film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Harvey Weinstein: Appeals court mulls overturning conviction

Allegations against Weinstein kickstarted the #MeToo movement, but some judges believe the prosecution tainted the case against him.

19/12/2021
Israel Border Police stop as the siren rings out across Israel to mark Yom Hazikaron, April 28, 2020

Following Gilboa sex abuse, IDF to review compulsory non-military service

The IDF is set to establish a team to examine compulsory service outside of the military. The move comes after reports that female soldiers were sexually exploited at Gilboa prison.

Israel to be front and center at Miss Universe pageant

Another new development is that there will be a contestant from the United Arab Emirates for the first time, as well as one from Morocco for the first time in decades.

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby released from prison, sexual assault conviction overturned

The decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court came after Cosby had served more than two years of a potential three- to 10-year sentence, following his 2018 conviction.

By REUTERS
30/06/2021
Synagogue at Babyn Yar

A rabbi’s accuser wanted me to tell her story, and why it took 20 years

Why didn’t I publish the story more than 15 years ago? I knew that I had important information — information that could protect others, but I did not have the full permission of my source

By GARY ROSENBLATT/JTA
27/05/2021
MeToo protest in South Korea

For #MeToo transgressors, the only cure is banishment - opinion

There has been debate over the correct communal response to those accused of sexual misconduct and whether perpetrators should be pushed to the edges of a community.

By AVIGAYIL HALPERN/ JTA
16/04/2021
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